Find out the best smart flip phones to buy today on A3 Techworld. The best flip phones are back, from high-end handsets with all the features to basic clamshell models.
Smartphone design has peaked, and manufacturers are now going back to the past to bring the classic clamshell design from the dead.
Thankfully, the good old days can return again and you can add some simplicity back into your handset by picking up one of the best flip phones.
In this article, you will find the top smart flip phones which are currently available for purchase in Nigeria and worldwide.
Below we highlight some of the best flip phones to buy in 2021, both premium and affordable flip phones are mentions.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
On our list of best flip phones in 2021, we have the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip smartphone was launched on 20th February 2020. The phone comes with a 6.70-inch touchscreen primary display with a resolution of 1080×2636 pixels at a pixel density of 425 pixels per inch (PPI).
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is powered by a 2.95GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor and supports wireless charging. The Samsung Galaxy Z flip is available in three(3) sweet colors: mirror purple, mirror black, and mirror gold. The Galaxy Z flip price starts at $1,380 in the US,£1,299.99 in the UK, and about 497,000 Naira in Nigeria.
Motorola Razr 5G
Motorola launched a flip phone Motorola Razr 5G, similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip. You get a 6.2-inch flexible OLED display that folds in half thanks to the innovative zero-gap hinge that Motorola has developed, placing it on the list of best flip phones in 2021.
Under the hood, it comes with 5G support, features the Snapdragon 765G chipset, and has 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The new Motorola Razr 5G normally costs $1,400.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with a bigger cover display, improved design and innovative Flex Mode, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is the best foldable phone yet and a productivity powerhouse.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor that features 1 core clocked at 3.09GHz, 3 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. Samsung prices the Galaxy Z Fold 2 at $1,999 with 256GB of storage and 12GB of RAM.
Nokia 2720 Flip Phone
For people who don’t want to spend so much on a flip phone, I would highly recommend Nokia 2720 Flip as one of the best flip phones to buy today. Its sleek, minimalist design is faithful to Nokia’s classic flip designs and is far lighter and smaller than more feature-filled devices like those from Samsung and Razor.
You get features like Google Assistant, WhatsApp messaging, apps like Facebook, Google Maps, and more. The Nokia 2720 Flip has a price tag of $160.
LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen
The LG G8X ThinQ flip phone is recognized as the best flip phone with a detachable screen. More than the other phones on this list, using this phone feels more like using two phones side by side than having one single screen. The second screen does allow you to use some, but not all, apps across both screens, or you can multi-task by having two separate apps side by side.
The LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen starts at $649. The LG G8x ThinQ smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and it comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. It packs in a 4,000mAh battery and has support for fast charging, placing it on the list of best flip phones to buy in 2021.
Microsoft Surface Duo
The Microsoft Surface Duo is a dual-screen, foldable Android-based device. As such it’s a different proposition to existing foldable phones and straight-up mini-tablets, such as the iPad mini.
It’s thin and lightweight, measuring 4.8mm when open and 9.9mm when closed. You can use Microsoft or Android apps across the two screens, or use them as separate, yet connected displays.
Alcatel Go Flip 3
The newest addition to the line of smart feature phones by Alcatel, Go Flip 3 features our latest software KaiOS 2.5, and now comes with the KaiStore. The Go Flip 3 costs just $100.
The Alcatel Go Flip 3 measures 4.13 by 2.09 by 0.75 inches (HWD) and weighs 4.16 ounces. It isn’t super slim, but it’ll still fit in a pocket. The Go Flip 3 connects to LTE and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi.